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The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.? Minority women.

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Across all ethnicities, the number of women-owned firms is increasing faster than the number of men-owned businesses. It has never been a better time to be a female entrepreneur. At least that’s what… Continue reading

WWD Interviews Glamour Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive

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Cindi Leive is Glamour magazine’s editor in chief, a role she has held since 2001. Under Leive, Glamour runs its Women of the Year awards, one of Condé Nast’s marquee events that celebrates… Continue reading

AOL Brand CEO Steps Down To Run Venture Fund For Women-Led Startups

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AOL announced that Susan Lyne will relinquish her role as CEO of the company’s brand group to lead AOL’s newly established BBG Fund focused on early-stage investments in women-led consumer Internet start-ups. “As… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: U.S. Ebola Patients Safely Discharged And Reunited With Families Thanks To Healthcare Innovation

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The Ebola outbreak stemming from West Africa has had the whole world nervous — understandably so, because the disease has a high mortality rate and, up until now, was considered to have no foreseeable… Continue reading

Meet The Women Challenging The Media And Tech Establishments

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Female journalists are launching their own media ventures that could rewrite how the industry produces and funds content. Not many journalists would leave a high-profile job at one of America’s most storied newspapers… Continue reading

10 Tips For Keeping Active At Your Work Desk: Health & Fitness Entrepreneur, Katie Grimes, Tells All!

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There is no greater sense of empowerment that comes with being and feeling fit and healthy. The ladies of the iLab are busy working girls, and we know it isn’t always easy to… Continue reading

Supporting The Growth Of Women In Tech – 5 Critical Steps From Angie Ruan, PayPal Retail Engineering Head

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There’s been so much bandied about today about how to support the growth of women in technology fields, and also a great deal of attention on how high-tech companies are notorious for pushing… Continue reading

One of These Writing for Television Programs Could Be Your “Big Break”

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Do you love to write and dream about working on a television show? If so, a writing program can be a good way to break into the TV industry. Competition is competitive, and… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: Female Tech Execs Pose Without Clothes In Underwear Ad Campaign

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Underwear company Dear Kate enlisted such a group of models for its Ada Collection, named for tech pioneer Ada Lovelace, and immediately the campaign was being discussed through the lens of Silicon Valley’s… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: The #IceBucketChallenge

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At first glance, the new videos on Facebook of people dumping ice water over their heads seem like they’re just a silly summer activity. But if you’re paying attention, you can see that everyone… Continue reading